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A woman walks past signs in support of the NHS (National Health Service) and others during the COVID-19 outbreak in Manchester, Britain, on April 10, 2020. The death toll of those hospitalized in Britain who tested positive for the COVID-19 reached 8,958 in Britain, marking a record-high daily increase of 980, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Friday. As of Friday morning, a total of 73,758 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Britain, according to the Department of Health and Social Care. (Photo by Jon Super/Xinhua)

UK performers concerned with future of industry after COVID-19

For Craig Johnson, a performer based in Cornwall, southwest England, the spring and summer time is normally when his diary is full up with...

Mozambican health authorities concerned about stigmatization against COVID-19 patients

Health authorities in Mozambique on Wednesday expressed concerns over the cases of stigmatization and discrimination against people who were infected with the coronavirus, saying...
Citizens line up outside a supermarket in Johannesburg, South Africa, April 2, 2020. The spread of COVID-19 continued unabated in South Africa on Thursday, with 82 new cases reported, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said.

South African trade union concerned over workers’ challenges amid COVID-19 outbreak

Congress of South African Trade Union (Cosatu) President Zingiswa Losi said on Friday that workers were faced with unprecedented challenges due to the COVID-19...

South African lawmakers concerned about food security amid lockdown

South African lawmakers on Thursday voiced concern over food security caused by disruption of agricultural value chain due to the Covid-19 lockdown. ...
A pedestrian wearing scarf walks along a street in New York, the United States, March 16, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in United States has topped 4,600 as of Monday night, an increase of more than 1,000 in the past 24 hours, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

New York officials concerned of racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths

African Americans and Latinos are more affected by novel coronavirus in the U.S. state of New York compared with other ethnic groups, Governor Andrew...
A wide view of members of the Security Council during a meeting on January 6. (Courtesy)

UN Security Council concerned over Guinea-Bissau post-electoral crisis

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday expressed "deep concern" over the crisis in Guinea-Bissau spawned by the December election that fractured the country's...
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers a statement at the UN headquarters in New York, Jan. 6, 2020. Antonio Guterres on Monday called on parties concerned to exercise maximum restraint to stop escalation of global tensions. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

UN chief concerned about Guinea-Bissau post-election crisis

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned about recent developments of the electoral dispute in Guinea-Bissau, his spokesman said Tuesday. "The secretary-general is...
Pedestrians wearing masks are seen in downtown Tehran, Iran, Feb. 23, 2020. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday issued an order to form a national headquarters to cope with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country, state TV reported. Since Iran announced the first batch cases of the coronavirus in the country on Wednesday, 43 Iranians have been confirmed infected by the virus, eight of whom have died. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Afghan authorities concerned by Iran’s forced refugees’ evacuation amid coronavirus outbreak

The Afghanistan Public Health Ministry (MoPH) on Monday expressed concerns over forced return of undocumented Afghan refugees by Iran amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Afghan...
Burkina Faso soldier stands guard at the village of Gorgadji in the Sahel region

AU says concerned by increasing sophistication of terror groups in Sahel region

The African Union (AU) on Monday expressed concern over the increasing sophistication of terror groups in the Sahel region. "In Sahel, the...

Namibian investment and research firm concerned with finance minister’s mid-term budget review

Namibia's Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein will deliver the Mid-Term budget review for 2019/20 on Tuesday at the National Assembly. The mid-term...
Swedru School of Business (SWESBU)

SWESBU: Concerned Parents Rise Against Illegal PTA Levy

Some concerned parents of the Swedru School of Business (SWESBU) have petitioned the Ghana Education Service (GES)Council and the Director-General of GES to investigate...

Ghanaian Public Advised on Mobile Security

In order to overcome challenges associated with Mobile Money service, subscribers were on Friday advised to change their Personal Identification Numbers (PIN) at least...
Mothers Kidnapping

Concerned Mothers Association demand the return of kidnapped girls

The Concerned Mothers Association (CMA)together with a section of Women in Media in the Western Region on Friday organized a Peaceful demonstration to call...
Afrika Youth

Groups In Cape Coast Admonished To Avoid Vile Propaganda

The Cape Coast Youth Development Association (CCYDA) has called on all groups and individuals in the Metropolis engaged in vile propaganda aimed at tarnishing...
nursing trainee receiving cash

Nursing Students in State Universities Also Deserve Allowances

We believe that the recent decision by government to re-introduce trainee allowance for nurses is a laudable idea and we commend government...

Coalition of Trainee Nurses Call Allowance Restoration Bias

We, the members of the above named group wish to express our disappointment in the fact of our exclusion as beneficiaries of the...

South Africa’s marketing company concerned about drop in rankings

Brand South Africa, South Africa's marketing company, on Wednesday expressed concern over the country's decline in the 2017-2018 World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index...

Zimbabwean Vice President Heavily concerned rooted corruption in Africa

Zimbabwe Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Friday corruption is a grave concern in Africa and needs to be aggressively dealt with to ensue regional...
The election will be held on April 23 and a run-off on May 7

Viewpoint: Finance Capital and Neo-Fascism: The French Elections Mirror the Crises of Western States

There was much anticipation surrounding the outcome of the April 23 national elections in France. A runoff between National Front leader Marine Le Pen...

Continuous Harassment on Somali Journalists Worrying – PPF

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Hassan Ali Khayre, Prime Minster of Somalia to express alarm at continuing harassment of journalists in...

PPF Denounce Uganda Police Attacks on 2 Journalists

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of Republic of Uganda expressed concern at the assault by...

PPF Express Worry Over Kendrick Ofei’s Assault By Soldiers

Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) in a letter to Nana Akufo-Addo, President the Republic of Ghana expressed concern over the attack on Mr. Kendrick Ofei,...
Global human rights

UN official concerned by U.S.administration’s handling of some human rights issues

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Wednesday said he was concerned by the new U.S. administration's handling of a...

Mothers Hood Foundation Support Ghana Atomic Energy Commission Hospital

Mothers Hood Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization, concerned with the health needs of mothers and children, has donated items worth over GHC4, 000 cedis to...
A view of the 26th AU summit is seen in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, on Jan. 30, 2016. The 26th ordinary session of the African Union (AU) heads of states and governments kicks off on Saturday at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

AU deeply concerned over recent fighting in South Sudan

The African Union (AU) has expressed deep concern over the recent fighting in South Sudan. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the outgoing Chairperson of...
Youth participants at the forum

Youth Of V/R Fight For One Course

The Concerned Volta Youth appreciates the concerns and the support from fellow voltarians both home and abroad on our first press statement. We won't...

CCT Fire President Over GH¢413,988 Cash

The Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) has dismissed its President, Mr Ernest Opoku, and the General Secretary, Mr Raymond Boakye Darkwa, for misappropriating GH¢413,988...
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh

Ban Ki-moon concerned about situation in Gambia after presidential elections

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday said that he remains "deeply concerned" about the situation in Gambia following the Dec. 1 presidential elections, and...

Kofi Jumah Apologizes to CCT

Maxwell Kofi Jumah Former Member of Parliament for Asokwa, Maxwell Kofi Jumah has rendered an unqualified apology to the Coalition of Concerned Teacher (CCT) over...

NPP Raise Red Flags Over 2 Day Special Voting

The opposition New Patriotic New Patriotic Party (NPP) has expressed grave concern about the way in which the Electoral Commission (EC) handled the Special...